Things to do in Toronto

Sports Toronto is first and foremost an ice hockey city and it is therefore no wonder that the Hockey Hall of Fame (Internet: www.hhof.com)  is located here. The mood in the city depends very much on the success or failure of the Toronto Maple Leafs (Internet: www.torontomapleleafs.com) , one of the most historic teams in the National Ice […]

The most popular sports in Guyana are cricket , softball (beach cricket) and football.

Guyana

Guyana, Republic of Northeastern America. The country has a coast to the Atlantic Ocean in the north and borders Suriname in the east, Brazil in the south and southwest and Venezuela in the northwest. Guyana was a British colony from 1814 and became independent in 1966. Three-quarters of the country is covered by rainforest. 90 […]

Ecuador

Ecuador

Ecuador is a republic in northwestern South America, at the equator. It borders Colombia in the north, Peru in the south and east, and the Pacific in the west. The Galápagos Islands in the Pacific about 1,000 kilometers from the mainland are also part of Ecuador. The Andes range from north to south across two […]

Gabriel García Márquez

Colombia’s Literature

The actual Colombian literature begins only after the liberation from Spain in 1819. The poetry was nationally romantic, as in most newly formed South American states at the time. Two prominent poets from this period are José Eusebio Caro and Julio Arboleda, both influenced by Victor Hugo and George Gordon Byron. Within the prose poetry, […]

Simón Bolívar

Theater in Colombia

There is little activity to speak of when it comes to theater in Colombia during the Spanish colonial period, except there have been Native American ceremonies and ritual dances to carry on legends and traditions. One is known for a theatrical performance from the colony of New Granada in 1580 and in the 18th century, […]

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Airport address: Newark Liberty International Airport, Building One, Newark, NJ 07114 Current: The new Terminal One building is to replace Terminal A by 2022. Terminal One will also have a parking garage. The Air Train system at Newark Airport is to be replaced by a new system by 2026 . Information: Switch of the Travelers Aid -Hilfsdienstes are located in the terminals A […]

Raccoons can weigh 10-12 kg and are among the largest half bears.

Plant Life and Wildlife in Colombia

Plant life in Colombia Plant life shows great variety. Up to approx. 1300 masl the vegetation is tropical. The lowlands of the Pacific and the Amazonassetta are covered by rainforest, while the Orinocosletta and much of the Caribbean coastal land have savanna. On the Guajira Peninsula, which is the driest region of the country, there […]

The Cocora Valley

Geography of Colombia

Colombia is dominated by the Andes which form a highland in the west. Lowland east, partly belonging to the Orinoco Plain Llanos and partly to the Amazon ‘urskog Selva, occupying 3 / 5 of the land area, but is very sparsely populated. The western highlands consist of four distinct mountain ranges or cordilleras that run […]

New York cityscape

New York City Travel Guide

City Overview of New York City New York has always been a cosmopolitan city, and its multicultural residents, who speak over 80 languages ​​together, give this mega-city an energy that is as lively and captivating as it is portrayed in numerous films. With more than 18,000 restaurants, 150 world-class museums and over 10,000 shops selling brand […]

Literature of Ecuador

Literature of Ecuador

Ecuador’s first significant poet was José Joaquín Olmedo (1780-1847), best known for his ode La victoria de Junín (1825), a tribute to the release hero Simón Bolívar. One of the foremost Spanish-American essayists of the 19th century was Juan Montalvo (1832–1889), with his political pamphlets and philosophical treaties. The romantic poet Juan León Mera (1832–1894) […]